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Pinguicula primuliflora

Clearwater Butterwort, Southern Butterwort

Scientific Name:

Pinguicula primuliflora

Genus:

Pinguicula

Species Epithet:

primuliflora

Common Name:

Clearwater Butterwort, Southern Butterwort

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Lentibulariaceae (Bladderwort Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Blue, Purple, Violet

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Wet

Bloom Time:

Jan, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Habitat Description:

Mucky margins of clearwater streams, seeps. Not native to NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Nothing Specified

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Not Assigned

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

(*Key)

Global Rank:

G3 - Vulnerable (*Key)

State Status:

(*Key)

Notes:

It flowers prolificly, nearly year round, with a quiet spell in February. Suitable for bog garden.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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